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Topic: iPhone 5

New Lightning dock connector capable of hosting USB devices - report

09/14/2012, 09:09 am

Apple's new Lightning dock connector for the iPhone 5 will reportedly allow for new types of accessories, as the updated port supports the ability to host USB devices.


Apple's iPhone 5 praised as 'a Rolex among a sea of Timexes'

09/14/2012, 08:09 am

The quality and build of the iPhone 5 will be enough to impress consumers in a market dominated by cheaply made smartphones, according to one analyst.


Online Apple Store, AT&T site both down as iPhone 5 pre-orders loom

09/13/2012, 11:09 pm

With a little over three hours to go before Apple opens up pre-orders for the iPhone 5, the company's online storefront, as well as AT&T's entire site, has gone down in preparation for what is expected to be an onslaught of traffic.


Apple reveals unlocked iPhone 5 prices in U.S., Canada

09/13/2012, 11:09 pm

Just hours ahead of the scheduled opening of pre-orders for its iPhone 5, Apple updated its online store's webpage to reveal the prices of unlocked models bound for the U.S. and Canadian markets.


Rumor: Authorized AT&T retailer sells iPhone 5 pre-order early

09/13/2012, 10:09 pm

A pair of AppleInsider readers claim they were able to procure an iPhone 5 pre-order directly from an AT&T authorized reseller in New Jersey some 12 hours before official pre-orders are set to go live on Friday morning.


Apple confirms discontinuation of iPhone 3GS

09/13/2012, 01:09 pm

The iPhone 3GS has officially been discontinued by Apple, the company confirmed on Thursday, and has been replaced by the iPhone 4 as its free on-contract handset.


iPhone 5 preorders begin Friday at midnight Pacific, 3 a.m. Eastern

09/13/2012, 12:09 pm

Customers looking to be among the first to buy the iPhone 5 will be able to place their order in the U.S. starting at 12:01 Pacific Time, 3:01 a.m. Eastern on Friday, Sept. 14.


Apple's aggressive iPhone 5 launch schedule to reach 31 countries in Sept. quarter

09/13/2012, 09:09 am

The iPhone 5 will debut in a total of 31 countries before Apple's current fiscal quarter ends on Sept. 29, making it the company's most aggressive launch schedule to date.


Apple's iPhone 5 to launch on US prepaid carrier Cricket Sept. 28

09/13/2012, 08:09 am

Cricket on Thursday became the first prepaid carrier to announce it will carry Apple's new iPhone 5 starting Sept. 28.


Verizon to allow cellular FaceTime use across all iPhone 5 data plans

09/13/2012, 01:09 am

Following the debut of Apple's iPhone 5 on Wednesday, Verizon wireless announced that it will allow all iPhone 5 data plan subscribers to use iOS 6's FaceTime over cellular, countering rival carrier AT&T's plan which limits the feature to the company's Mobile Share data plans.


Apple to sell 3 variants of iPhone 5 for international LTE coverage

09/12/2012, 07:09 pm

The hodgepodge of different LTE frequency bands used by various carriers globally has necessitated three versions of iPhone 5, with the potential for additional new models as Apple signs on other carriers.


Apple's Phil Schiller explains lack of NFC and inductive charging in iPhone 5

09/12/2012, 06:09 pm

In an interview directly following Apple's unveiling of the iPhone 5, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller detailed why the company chose not to include NFC and wireless charging capabilities in the new handset, and goes over the significance of the new Lightning port.


Apple highlights invention behind iPhone 5

09/12/2012, 04:09 pm

Apple has laid out a series of inventions and engineering tasks required to bring iPhone 5 to market, noting "we could have taken the easy way out and designed something more reasonable and less remarkable. But we didn't."


Apple issues iOS 6 golden master to developers

09/12/2012, 04:09 pm

The final build of iOS 6, and presumably the same version that will be publicly released next Wednesday, is now available to members of Apple's development community.


Lightning to 30-pin Adapter, EarPods cost $29 each from Apple

09/12/2012, 03:09 pm

Pricing for Apple's new iOS device accessories has been revealed, and the Lightning to 30-pin Adapter will cost $29, a Lightning USB cable is $39, and the new EarPods are sold separately for $29.


16GB iPhone 4S drops to $99, 8GB iPhone 4 free with contract

09/12/2012, 02:09 pm

With the launch of the iPhone 5, the 16-gigabyte iPhone 4S will drop to $99 with a two-year contract, while an 8-gigabyte iPhone 4 will be available for free.


Apple's new Lightning connector is 80% smaller, orientation independent

09/12/2012, 01:09 pm

Apple's new 9-pin iOS device connector, dubbed Lightning, is 80 percent smaller than its predecessor, is all-digital, and can be plugged in either way.


Apple unveils redesigned iPhone 5 with 4-inch display, 4G LTE

09/12/2012, 01:09 pm

Apple's newly unveiled iPhone 5 is the thinnest smartphone on the market and the lightest iPhone yet, all while packing in a taller 4-inch Retina display and high-speed 4G LTE connectivity. It launches in nine countries on Sept. 21 after a round of pre-orders on Sept. 14.


Media camps outside Apple's Fifth Ave store as world awaits iPhone 5

09/12/2012, 11:09 am

Apple's online store has gone dark ahead of today's product announcement in California while media gather at Apple's flagship retail store across the country in New York, as excitement builds for the company's next iPhone.


Purported iPhone 5 logic board shows LTE modem, A6 CPU

09/12/2012, 10:09 am

The flurry of last-minute leaks continues, as a new picture claims to show the logic board from Apple's iPhone 5, complete with a 4G LTE modem chip and a new A6 processor. Separately, a series of pictures appear to show the final design of the iPhone 5.